Final Report of the Southern Appalachian National Park Commission to the Secretary of the Interior, June 30, 1931
United States. Southern Appalachian National Park Commission, United States. Department of the Interior
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accepted acquired acres Appalachian National Park approved authorized bill Blue Ridge boundary called Cammerer campaign Carolina and Tennessee chairman City Colonel Smith committee conference Congress Conservation cooperation County Creek decided delegation designated direction Director discussed East establishment existing February forests funds further Geological Survey Government Governor Gregg held highway House immediate inspection interest Interior invited June Kelsey Kentucky known land Legislature lumber lying Major Welch Mammoth Cave meeting miles Mount Mountains National Park National Park area National Park Association National Park Commission National Park Service nature necessary Nolin River North Carolina officials organizations passed possible present president proposed park purchase raising recommended regarding region Representative request requirements River scenic Secretary securing selection Senator Shenandoah National Park Skyland Smoky Mountains National Southern Appalachian National suggested Temple thence tion United valley Virginia Washington West
12 페이지 - THE groves were God's first temples. Ere man learned To hew the shaft, and lay the architrave. And spread the roof above them, — ere he framed The lofty vault, to gather and roll back The sound of anthems ; in the darkling wood, Amidst the cool and silence, he knelt down, And offered to the Mightiest solemn thanks And supplication.
21 페이지 - April 14, 1926, which area, or any part or parts thereof as may be accepted on behalf of the United States in accordance with the provisions hereof, shall be known as the Great Smoky Mountains National Park...
30 페이지 - Pennsylvania, a bill to provide for the establishment of the Shenandoah National Park in the State of Virginia and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in the States of North Carolina and Tennessee, and for other purposes.
21 페이지 - Virginia, being approximately five hundred and twenty-one thousand acres recommended by the Secretary of the Interior in his report of April 14, 1926, which area, or any part or parts thereof as may be accepted on behalf of the United States in accordance with the provisions hereof, shall be known as the Shenandoah National Park...
21 페이지 - That when title to lands within the areas hereinafter referred to shall have been vested in the United States in fee simple there shall be, and are hereby, established, dedicated, and set apart as public parks for the benefit and enjoyment of the people...
21 페이지 - An act to provide for the establishment of the Shenandoah National Park in the State of Virginia and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park in the States of North Carolina and Tennessee, and for other purposes," approved May 22, 1926 (USC, p.
8 페이지 - Appalachians, this area is full of historic interest, the mountains looking down on valleys with their many battle fields of Revolutionary and Civil War periods, and the birthplaces of many of the Presidents of the United States. Within easy access are the famous caverns of the Shenandoah Valley. The greatest single feature, however, is a possible skyline drive along the mountain top following a continuous ridge and looking down westerly...
9 페이지 - The sum of ten thousand dollars ($10,000), or so much thereof as may be needed, is hereby appropriated for the actual and necessary expenses of the commission in carrying out the provisions of this act, payable by the treasurer on the warrant of the comptroller, on the order of the chairman of such commission.